Deciding to go to drug or alcohol rehab can definitely be life-changing for an addict. But sometimes the understanding of what “rehab” is all about can be distorted by movie plots and celebrity rehab stories.
So, maybe you are unclear what an effective substance abuse rehabilitation program in Florida is really like? There are many myths about substance abuse rehabs in Vero Beach, FL, and other Florida locations.
While all rehab programs in Florida have a standardized set of treatments, each center is unique. Success can be highly influenced mostly by the amount of time spent in the program. Short-term rehabs in Florida rarely work. The most effective rehabs will last several months, not a few days, since it takes that long to get the drugs or alcohol totally out and the addict can begin again to live in truth, positive thinking, and have motivations toward a successful future.
Each addict has a different life experience with drugs and alcohol. What launched the initial use and subsequent addiction can be quite different for different people. So, getting to the bottom of it will often take different approaches and some initial counseling.
Addictions are often initially caused by an emotional or physical pain, or a void in the person’s life, so those must be dealt with simultaneously or the addiction cannot be solved. Often called “dual-diagnosis” treatment, this work on the heart and soul is essential, but not a part of the treatment in all rehabs.
Addictions are affected by a portion of the brain referred to as the Mesolimbic Dopamine System. This system is not part of the conscious portion of the brain. So, it is quite difficult for an addict to connect the logic of unhealthy and negative behavior to their addiction. Whether or not the addict opened the door to the addiction, to begin with, is irrelevant to their ability to stop it. Once the addiction is started, the addict no longer has control to stop the addiction.
It is true that a vast majority of addicts will hit “rock bottom” due to their addiction, before they will enter a drug and alcohol rehab, in a lucid moment of self-preservation. But all addicts are motivated differently, and have different levels of their addiction. For that reason, some may be motivated to stop their addiction by loved ones, while others may need to knock on death’s door before they’ll get help. Common reasons people seek help include, but are not limited to: family pressure, legal issues, illness or near-death experiences, or finances. Unfortunately, many choose to wait until they’ve destroyed all other options, but this does not include all addicts or alcoholics, so don’t wait!
If you or someone you love in Florida is suffering from a harmful addiction to drugs or alcohol, it is advisable to seek professional help as soon as possible. The more time goes on, the more difficult it will be to reverse it. In contacting a substance abuse rehab, you can get quick answers to any questions you may have. It is always the right decision to at least start to research the options for addiction treatment.
These addiction treatment centers in Florida are Christian, dual-diagnosis drug and alcohol addiction rehabs that serve adults who are entangled in chemical dependency. We provide a structured and therapeutic environment in which the cycles of drug abuse are broken and replaced with essential skills for life.
To find out more about what these nonprofit addiction recovery centers in Florida provide men and women from Vero Beach and other Florida cities, we invite you to call us today. Our family of addiction treatment centers help men and women from Vero Beach, Florida, and beyond.
Lasting and caring help for an addict in Vero Beach, Florida is only a phone call away. Reach us by phone at (855) 934-4673 and talk to our Intake Coordinator. He will honestly tell you if our residential program is the best choice for your loved one. Our addiction recovery centers are easily accessible from Vero Beach, Florida, and anywhere in the country.
Vero Beach is a city in Indian River County, Florida, USA. According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2006 estimates, the city had a population of 16,939. It is the county seat of Indian River County.GR Vero Beach is a Principal City of the SebastianVero Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is home to 130,100 people. Vero Beach is the location of Holman Stadium, where the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team held their spring training camp from 1948 until 2008 when it moved to a new facility in Glendale, Arizona. The stadium was also the home to the minor league Vero Beach Devil Rays; however, in August 2008 the franchise was sold to the Ripken Baseball Group and did not return to Vero Beach for the 2009 season. In 2009, Holman Stadium was leased to Minor League Baseball, and there is no word yet if a new team will make it its home. Piper Aircraft Inc. builds aircraft here. Major industries include citrus fruit packing and tourism.
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